Family and MWR COVID-19 Updates

Family and MWR COVID-19 Updates

UPDATED 07/02/20 • 4:00 P.M. (AKDT)

We are excited to welcome you back into our facilities – your health and safety remain our highest priority. Extensive safety measures have been enacted to protect the health of the community: 

  • Enhanced cleaning of our facilities;
  • Limiting the total capacity to encourage social distancing;
  • Requiring face coverings and hand washing for both patrons and team members; 
  • Encouraging the use of cashless payments to minimize exposure to handling cash; 
  • Encouraging that both patrons and team members stay at home when they are sick. 

We remain committed to protecting Fort Greely and the surrounding community – our reopening plans rely upon the best advice of the nation's top experts. As the situation changes, their recommendations may change as well, so continue to check the USAG Fort Greely and Family & MWR Facebook pages on how we are keeping you safe while providing the Fort Greely community with essential services. 

Thank you for your loyalty and support – we are committed to bringing you the quality service and convenience that our community deserves. 

Protect yourself so that you can protect the force so that the force can protect the nation!


Family and MWR Facilities

We have increased our protocols in sanitizing ALL of our facilities. In essence, high touchpoint areas such as interior and exterior doors/handles, countertops, surfaces, sing in area, pieces of equipment, pieces of furniture, tables, chairs, among others).

We encourage our patrons to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guidelines and practice social distancing. For more information about the coronavirus (COVID-19), visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Department of Defense, and U.S. Army websites.

Effective June 11, the following facilities and services will re-open with risk mitigations:

  • Aurora Community Activity Center
    • Fahrenheit Bar & Grille
      • Dine-In: Yes - (25% Capacity)
        • One (1) patron per table -or- members of the same household per table.
      • To-Go: Yes
    • Conference Room (Max: 6 patrons)
    • Multi  A/B (Max: 25 patrons)
  • Army Community Service Classes
    • Location: Aurora CAC Conference Room
    • Limited Capacity: Max: 6 patrons (Children are not allowed).
Guidance on the use of face-coverings

To the extent practical, all individuals entering a USAG Fort Greely public area or workspace will be required to wear a face-covering when six feet of social distance cannot be maintained. The guidance includes transiting into and out of public areas and workspaces. 

Face coverings are REQUIRED to be worn by all employees and patrons in ALL high traffic areas and customer service facilities on the Garrison. These facilities include but are not limited to:

  • Army Community Center
  • Automotive Skills Center
  • Aurora Community Activity Center
  • Child & Youth Services
    • Child Development Center
    • School Age Center
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Sports, Fitness & Aquatics 
    • Physical Fitness Center
    • PRTF (Indoor Track)
  • Fort Greely Recreational Lodging
  • Other Garrison Customer Service Facilities:
    • PX, Commissary, Dining Facility (DFAC), Post Office

The guidance applies to all Military Personnel, DoD Civilian Employees and Contractors, Family Members, Visitors, and ALL Individuals on DoD property, installations, and facilities. - Infants are exempt from this guidance. -

Download the USAG Fort Greely Updates on the links below. Additional guidelines can be found under each MWR Program. 

Family and MWR Pass

The Family and MWR Passes have been suspended to help reduce the number of personnel accessing the base at any given time.

Army Community Service
Limited Services

Army Community Service (ACS) is open for in-person counseling by appointment only.

  • Financial Readiness
  • Relocation Readiness
  • Volunteer Corps
  • Employment Readiness
  • Information and Referral

To make an appointment, please contact us at (907)873-2479.

The following services or areas are closed until further notice:

  • ACS Education Classes and Workshops are suspended. This includes all program offerings, both on-site and those hosted at commands. 
  • The Army Community Service lobby is closed. 

Protect Yourself to Protect our Community 

  • Wear a Face Mask
    • It is a requirement to wear cloth face coverings in this Facility.
    • Follow the USAG Fort Greely Guidance on the use of face-coverings.
      • Face coverings are required to be worn by all employees and patrons in ALL high traffic areas and customer service facilities on the Garrison. 
      • Face-coverings must cover the nose and mouth while in and around the facilities.
    • All Individuals on DoD property are required to wear a cloth face-covering when they cannot maintain 6 feet of social distance.  
    • Children under the age of 2 years should NOT wear cloth face-coverings. 
  • Social distancing and sanitation protocols are in-place.
Aurora Community Activity Center
Limited Services

The Aurora Community Activity Center is open for carry-out food service offered by Fahrenheit Bar & Grille ONLY.  

  • Fahrenheit Bar & Grille 
    • Dine-In: No (Closed)
      • One (1) patron per table -or- members of the same household per table.
    • To-Go: Yes
      • Open on regular business hours for carry-out food only.
        • Monday-Thursday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
        • Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
        • Sunday: 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
      • To place an order, please call 907.873.4781.

The following areas are closed until further notice:

  • Buffalo Bowl
  • Classrooms
  • Dining Room
  • Game Room 
  • Kids Zone
  • Movie Room
  • Multipurpose Rooms (A/B)

Protect Yourself to Protect our Community 

  • Wear a Face Mask
    • ​​​​​​​It is a requirement to wear cloth face coverings in this Facility.
    • Follow the USAG Fort Greely Guidance on the use of face-coverings.
      • Face coverings are required to be worn by all employees and patrons in ALL high traffic areas and customer service facilities on the Garrison. 
      • Face-coverings must cover the nose and mouth while in and around the facilities.
    • All Individuals on DoD property are required to wear a cloth face-covering when they cannot maintain 6 feet of social distance.  
    • Children under the age of 2 years should NOT wear cloth face-coverings. 
  • Social distancing and sanitation protocols are in-place.
Auto Skills Center
Limited Services

The Automotive Skills Center is open by appointment only.

  • General Services
  • Wash Bay
  • Must present a photo ID and proof of vehicle ownership.

Protect Yourself to Protect our Community 

  • Wear a Face Mask
    • It is a requirement to wear cloth face coverings in this Facility.
    • Follow the USAG Fort Greely Guidance on the use of face-coverings.
      • Face coverings are required to be worn by all employees and patrons in ALL high traffic areas and customer service facilities on the Garrison. 
      • Face-coverings must cover the nose and mouth while in and around the facilities.
    • All Individuals on DoD property are required to wear a cloth face-covering when they cannot maintain 6 feet of social distance.  
    • Children under the age of 2 years should NOT wear cloth face-coverings. 
  • Social distancing and sanitation protocols are in-place.
    • staff will sanitize tools after each use
    • One (1) person per bay. Every other bay open
  • Cashless Payments are encouraged.
  • Restrooms are closed to the public.
Child & Youth Services
Limited Services

The Child Development Center and School Age Center is open on regular business hours for care - Mission Essential Status ONLY.

  • To determine Mission Essential Status for Child and Youth care, parents must fill out the Verification Form and return to Parent Central Services, Bldg. 847. 
  • Temperature Screening
    • The Child Development Center and School Age Center are implementing temperature checks upon child check-in.
    • The screening will take place at the CDC Front Desk area.
    • Children with a temperature of 100F degrees or higher will be excluded from that day's care.
  • Child Drop-Off and Pick-Up
    • Wear a face-covering when Drop-Off and Pick-Up your child.
    • Location: Front Desk Area 
    • Drop-off
      • A Transporter will be there to receive your child – they will be making sure that your child is healthy and ready for the day.
      • Hand the child’s belongings (diaper bag, jackets, blankets, etc.) to the transporter and let them know anything the classroom staff may need to know for the day. 
      • Say goodbye to your child. The transporter will deliver your child to his/her classroom.
    • Pick-Up
      • Present your ID to the front desk staff. The front desk will call your child’s classroom to prepare him/her for pick up.

      • A Transporter will bring your child and his/her belongings from the classroom.

    • Parents should limit pick up and drop off to one person to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19.

The following services are closed or suspended until further notice:

  • Youth Services
  • Hourly Care
  • Youth Sports & Fitness
  • SKIES Unlimited Instructional Programs
  • Family Child Care (FCC) Home

Protect Yourself to Protect our Community 

  • Wear a Face Mask
    • It is a requirement to wear cloth face coverings in this Facility.
    • Follow the USAG Fort Greely Guidance on the use of face-coverings.
      • Face coverings are required to be worn by all employees and patrons in ALL high traffic areas and customer service facilities on the Garrison. 
      • Face-coverings must cover the nose and mouth while in and around the facilities.
    • All Individuals on DoD property are required to wear a cloth face-covering when they cannot maintain 6 feet of social distance.  
    • Children under the age of 2 years should NOT wear cloth face-coverings. 
  • Social distancing and sanitation protocols are in-place.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we streamline the process. For more information, please call Parent Central Services at (907)873-4599.

Outdoor Recreation
Limited Services

Outdoor Recreation is open for equipment rental by appointment only.

  • Staff will provide rental items ready and sanitized outside of the facility.
  • No rentals of bounce houses, sumo suits or helmets/headgear (patron must provide their own).
  • The following services are available social distancing and sanitation protocols in-place:
    • Adventure Trips, Training, and Safety Courses
  • Please call Outdoor Recreation at +1(907)873-4058 to schedule an appointment or to register in any of our Trips, Training, or Safety Courses. 

The Restrooms are closed to the customers until further notice.

Protect Yourself to Protect our Community 

  • Wear a Face Mask
    • It is a requirement to wear cloth face coverings in this Facility.
    • Follow the USAG Fort Greely Guidance on the use of face-coverings.
      • Face coverings are required to be worn by all employees and patrons in ALL high traffic areas and customer service facilities on the Garrison. 
      • Face-coverings must cover the nose and mouth while in and around the facilities.
    • All Individuals on DoD property are required to wear a cloth face-covering when they cannot maintain 6 feet of social distance.  
    • Children under the age of 2 years should NOT wear cloth face-coverings. 
  • Social distancing and sanitation protocols are in-place.
Sports, Fitness & Aquatics
Limited Services

Sports, Fitness and Aquatics

  • Physical Fitness Center and PRTF (Indoor Track)
    • Open on regular business hours.
    • Limited Capacity - Please follow Social Distance Guidance.
      • The number of patrons allowed at a time in each room:
        • PRTF - 10
        • Functional Fitness Room - 4
        • Weight Room A/B - 8 each
        • Racquetball Court - 2
        • Gym Court - 10
        • Cardio Room - 8
    • Wipe Down
      • All users must properly clean equipment before and after use.
      • Please practice social distancing. 
  • The following areas are closed until further notice:

    • Indoor Swimming Pool
    • Steam Room and Sauna
  • The following services are suspended until further notice:

    • Group Fitness Classes
    • Swimming Lessons
    • Intramural Sports

Protect Yourself to Protect our Community 

  • Wear a Face Mask
    • It is a requirement to wear cloth face coverings in this Facility.
    • Follow the USAG Fort Greely Guidance on the use of face-coverings.
      • Face coverings are required to be worn by all employees and patrons in ALL high traffic areas and customer service facilities on the Garrison. 
      • Face-coverings must cover the nose and mouth while in and around the facilities.
    • All Individuals on DoD property are required to wear a cloth face-covering when they cannot maintain 6 feet of social distance.  
    • Children under the age of 2 years should NOT wear cloth face-coverings. 
  • Social distancing and sanitation protocols are in-place.

For additional information, please call the Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Center at (907)873-2696.

Travel & Lodging

We appreciate your interest in staying at Fort Greely Recreational Lodging, Fort Greely Primitive Campground, Valdez Glacier Campground, or Allison Point Campground!

Please be aware that due to guidance provided from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in collaboration with state and local authorities and advice from public health emergency officers and the local military medical clinic, our Campgrounds and Lodging Facilities will be operated by Reservations Only.

  • Until further notice, we are no accepting First Come, First Served.
  • Cashless Payments are encouraged.
Protect Yourself to Protect our Community

Please follow the guidelines below to enjoy your vacation experience.

  • Wash Your Hands
    • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
    • If water and soap are not available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Maintain Social Distancing
    • Stay at least 6 feet from other people.
    • Avoid close contact. NO handshakes, hugs, high-fives.
    • Keep your social circle small. Do not gather in groups, and stay out of crowded places. 
  • Wear a Face Mask - Required
    • Follow the USAG Fort Greely Guidance on the use of face-coverings.
      • Face coverings are required to be worn by all employees and patrons in ALL high traffic areas and customer service facilities on the Garrison. 
      • Face-coverings must cover the nose and mouth while in and around the facilities.
    • All Individuals on DoD property are required to wear a cloth face-covering when they cannot maintain 6 feet of social distance.  
    • Children under the age of 2 years should NOT wear cloth face-coverings. 
  • Wipe Down
    • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily.
  • Stay At Home If You Are Sick
    • Any customer who has symptoms of COVID-19 must not enter the premises. 
    • Follow care instructions from your healthcare provider and local health department.  Additional guidance is available at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus.

Thank you for your understanding, and for protecting one another.

For more information, please contact our Reservations Office at +1(907)873-4795


Protect Yourself to Protect our Community

Take action and stay informed about the novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Simple measures can protect you and your family. 

  • Wash Your Hands
    • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
    • Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available. 
    • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Social Distancing
    • Stay at least 6 feet from other people.
    • Avoid close contact. NO handshakes, hugs, high-fives.
    • Keep your social circle small.
    • Do not gather in groups, and stay out of crowded places. 
  • Wear a Face Mask 
    • Follow the USAG Fort Greely Guidance on the use of face-coverings.
    • All Individuals on DoD property are required to wear a cloth face-covering when they cannot maintain 6 feet of social distance.  
    • Children under the age of 2 years should NOT wear cloth face-coverings. 
  • Wipe Down
    • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces. 
  • Stay At Home If You Are Sick
    • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. 
    • Any customer who has symptoms of COVID-19 must not enter the premises. 
    • Follow care instructions from your healthcare provider and local health department.  

Learn more about COVID-19 by visiting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov

Take steps to protect yourself.

Take action and stay informed about the new coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Simple measures can protect you and our community. 

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with
  • unwashed hands. 
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available. 
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. 
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces. 
  • Practice social distancing - avoid public places if you cannot stay six feet away from other people. 

Learn more about COVID-19 by visiting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov